It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pump module replaced on high mileage vehicles.
Car Problem Reports
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Fuel Level Sensor Failure
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Problem
Electrical & Lights Affected: Gasoline
Average Mileage: 66,000 mi (48,000 mi - 84,000 mi)
Visitor, 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, 48,000 mi
GAGE GOES TO ABOVE FULL WHEN KEY IS TURNED THAN DROPS BELOW EMPTY WITH A FULL TANK
The fuel level showed it had more fuel or some times less. the truck would turn off while running.
Took it to the dealer several times for the same reason. Until they finally got it repaired.
Visitor, 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, 84,000 mi
took to dealer.warrenty won't cover sensor.they want over 700.00 dollars to fix it..per LUCK CHEVROLET OF ASHLAND.VIRGINA